Journo Jobs

Dow Jones seeks research editor, due diligence

October 29, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Dow Jones is looking for a due diligence research editor who will research and write high-quality reports on companies and/or individuals using a combination of publicly available and proprietary sources. The editor is also required to provide training/mentoring and leadership to other research editors.

The editor will work closely with the due diligence quality analysts and desk editors who are responsible for delivering the due diligence reports and ensuring the quality of output by the research team in Barcelona, London, Princeton, Shanghai and Singapore.

In addition to producing DD reports, the team is responsible for the complete work cycle of the reports, from assigning all incoming requests to dealing directly with client queries.

You will also work closely with the other members of the due diligence team and their fellow researchers to ensure that the reports and daily updates meet client requirements in terms of content quality, accuracy, timeliness and completeness by establishing and monitoring standards.

The editor may also be called on to assist other teams in data strategy with special projects from time to time, according to their individual skills and knowledge.


  • Previous experience in the field of due diligence
  • Fluency in English AND at least one of the following languages: Portuguese, Italian, French, Arabic, Farsi, Turkish, Chinese, Hebrew, Dutch, Norwegian or Finnish
  • Excellent writing skills, including the ability to summarize complex information clearly and precisely from another language into English
  • Ability to identify wholly with Dow Jones’s service obligations to its clients
  • Strong research skills, including online search tools. Tenacity and ingenuity in the pursuit of sources and information. Library skills a plus
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills. Prior experience in research or editorial role an advantage
  • Ability to handle large volumes of information and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Microsoft Word, and good keyboard skills


Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry daily or weekly.

Subscribe to TBN

Receive updates about new stories in the industry.